Old Photographs: Trowbridge Road

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Trowbridge RoadTrowbridge Road looking north towards the centre of town. Avonfield Terrace (built in 1879) is on the right; The other side of the road was, in around 1890, yet to be developed.

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Trowbridge RoadAt the junction of Trowbridge Road with St Margaret’s Street and Junction Road, looking towards the south.

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Trowbridge RoadA view towards the centre of town in about 1905 from outside the Plough public house, whose sign can be seen on the right. Further on can be seen the sign of Milsom’s iron foundry, by this time being operated by Berkley Uncles.

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Trowbridge RoadIn this photograph the carriageway itself can be seen to be of rammed earth without a tar coat. The footpaths are paved. Little piles along the side are probably swept-up horse droppings.

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Albert Terrace, Trowbridge RoadAlbert Terrace, Trowbridge Road in 1874. The centre of the short terrace was built first, perhaps ten years earlier in 1864, by William Long and extended in both directions.

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